Operation Last Chance: One Man's Quest to Bring Nazi Criminals to Justice

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St. Martin's Press, 10 нояб. 2009 г. - Всего страниц: 256

Sixty years after the end of World War II, not all those who were faithful to the Third Reich are dead—some members of the Nazi party and their collaborators are still alive, and increasingly difficult to track down. Time is rapidly running out, but Efraim Zuroff won't give up. Launching Operation Last Chance in 2002, he spearheaded a vast public campaign to locate and bring to justice the worst suspected Nazi criminals before ill health or death spare them from potential punishment. Despite the passage of many years, the reluctance of many governments to cooperate, and even death threats and a price on his head, Zuroff's project yielded the names of over 520 hereto unknown suspects in 24 different countries and led to dozens of murder investigations, as well as several indictments and extradition requests currently pending.

Combining the thrill of a detective story with the inherent poignancy of the history of World War II and its aftermath, Operation Last Chance delivers the important and moving story of one man's heroic efforts to honor the victims of the Holocaust.


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A grim tale of one man's dedication to a legal and moral cause and a shocking exposé of the widespread indifference and even antagonism that he has encountered.Historian Zuroff, director of the Simon ... Читать весь отзыв


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Three I Did Not Forget You
Five The Search for Dr Mengele
Seven Nazis in Great Britain
Nine A New Office and the Fall of Communism
A Mass Murderer
Thirteen Croatias Past and the Search for Dinko Sakic
Fifteen A Difficult Beginning
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Twenty Conclusion
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Dr. Efraim Zuroff is a historian who specializes in Holocaust history and established and directs the Israel Office of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and coordinates the Center's worldwide research on Nazi war criminals. Operation Last Chance (www.operationlastchance.org) which he launched together with Aryeh Rubin and the Targum Shlishi Foundation (www.targumshlishi.org) has been active in fourteen countries on three continents. He lives with his family in Efrat, Israel.

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